Monday, May 23, 2011

Scholars examine Brut Chronicle

Scholars well-versed in the Brut tradition — the process of compiling British history — convened on campus this weekend to discuss their work on the Brut Chronicle, a 15th century manuscript detailing British history, in a three-day conference entitled “From Medieval Britain to Dartmouth: Situating the English Brut Tradition.”

The event explored topics ranging from the development of book-making to the significance of the manuscript’s marginal annotations — all centered around the narrative of Dartmouth’s Brut Chronicle, a 121-leaf manuscript written in Middle English prose.

Click here to read this article from The Dartmouth